Employment Outlook

There are many more nurse assistant jobs available than there are Certified Nursing Assistants to fill them and Occupational Outlook predicts a 19% increase in the number of job openings into 2018.  A well-trained nurse assistant can usually choose location and hours, including part-time  and per-diem hours at some facilities.  JWCC CNAs are often recruited by the very clinical site they attended during their course-work and hired before graduation. 

A Certified Nurse Assistants is not only employed in nursing homes (long term care), but in hospitals and home health.  Locally, CNA positions pay an average of $10.00+ per hour and offer medical insurance and other benefits.